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Oh Canada! 3 professors and 6 alumni appointed to the Order of Canada

Three professors and six alumni are among a group of individuals with connections to York University appointed to the Order of Canada. Established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation.

How professor and donor Allan Carswell is empowering future scientists and engineers

Allan Carswell's decades-long research and business career has evolved with tremendous resources and encouragement from York University, and now he is returning the favour with a $1 million gift that will fund graduate scholarships for the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Thirteen honorary doctorate recipients share words of wisdom with York's Class of 2016

“This year’s honorary degree recipients have made a remarkable impact in their communities through their work, social activism and volunteerism,” said Mamdouh Shoukri, York president and vice-chancellor. “Their leadership and vision has had far-reaching effects that have inspired important societal changes and positively touched countless lives.”

Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Glendon - Walk in the Valley (Fall) @ Glendon Hall  | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
Over the years, Glendon’s trails have inspired poets, nature walkers, history and architecture buffs. In fact, those trails can be considered as a trip through time or even a paradise that can be preserved for[...]
Glendon 50th Anniversary Alumni Reception & Reunions @ Centre of Excellence, Glendon Campus, 2275 Bayview Ave. | Toronto | Ontario | Canada
50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI RECEPTION       4:30PM  TO 7:30PM 50TH ANNIVERSARY ALUMNI REUNIONS        7:30PM TO 9:30PM   Fifty years ago, Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and Principal Escott Reid opened Glendon College. Thus, we are honoured to[...]